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responsibility in the matter of furnishing cheap literature , and they recognise it .
There are many publishing houses whose staple productions are books intended for the
i w — — . j youngs and we speak only the simple truth when we say that they would decline to put
their imprint on anything , however popular ifc might promise to be , that tended to
pollute and demoralise . It is not necessary , however , that fiction should be dull in order
to be pure , . A firm y . line should be drawn between excitement that is healthy , and
excitement that is hurtful . It would , we think think , be be a a matter matter for ror regret regret if n fiction nction were were to to
become , altogether didactic . Th ere is a place for the preacher , and a place for the
storyteller . Human nature at its best loves romance and movement and heroic
adventure and gallant enterprise . Noble deeds can be exciting as well as ignoble ones , and ,
while publishers cannot ignore the taste of the time , they need not truckle basely to the
worst of it . Nor as a class do they .
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Boo & £ Australasia has just been added to Bacon's
' Excelsior School Maps . ' # * *
1 A Cigarette Maker ' s Romance , ' by F . Marion Crawford , will be p ublished by VMessrs .
Macmillan & Co . at an early date . # # # **
A book that is likely to attract attention is 'Major Barttelot ' s Diary and Letters . '
Messrs . Bentley & So * n will be the publishers . # * **
A new edition of the second series of 'Obiter Dicta' will shortlbe issued by Mr . Elliot
Stock . y #
Mr . W . G . Collingwood is writing a book on the Life and Work of Ruskin . Messrs .
Methuen < fe Co . will publish it . # *
The final vluiue of the Princesa Lieven ' s l Correspondence ished bMessrs * Vith Bentley Earl Grey & will Son be in pub the
beginning y of October . . J ± Mk
# # , A sixth edition of the ' Chamcteristics from the Writings of John Henry Newman /
Messrs arranged . Kegan by W Paul . S , . Trench Lill y ^ is & announced Co , 1 by
# * » article Messrs in . the Bell Westminster & Son will publish Review Thackeray on VU Qruik ' s -
' v *** VAAV Wf V . OV * 9 VV 1 VOl / Of J . lWl /^ t'l / ^ . Jk * A * AV ~ Jan Stephens k , with . ¦ an introduction by Mr . F . G .
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Eng Mr lish . Nutt fairy will tales ! , shortl by : y Mr ^ issue * ^ Joseph a book Jadbbj of :, i editor of : * : FolkLore' It is lavishlillus
trated by Mr . . J - . B . Butten , . y -
jk ji . * * Mr . George Eyre-Todd ' s 'Sketch Book of
Hod second the ge North edition & Co , ' . recentl , . of Glasgow y published , has passed by Messrs into a .
• # publish Mr . a C . new W . novel Olley , by Belfast Mr . , John will shortl Shaw y
author ^ L of ' The Golden Halcombes ^^ ^^ ^^ ^ wm ^ ' entitled w ^^ ^^ mp w V V , B 1 An Actor ' sDaughter . ' , ^
# f Five Years with the Congo Savages' by
October Mr . Herbert by Messrs Ward . , Chatt will o be & Windus published * , The in
book will contain over 80 illustrations . ¦ X . M .
dies The and selections poems from to which Victor we Hugo have ' s already
tragereferred Messrs . , Ward will be Lock , published & Co . immediately by , ^
# # Messrs . W . & R . Chambers have in the
press ' Beneficent and Useful Lives / edited by Robert Cochranewith portraits ; and'Zoe '
by the author of , ' Laddie , ' 'Miss Toosie' , s Mission , ' & c , illustrated .
* * The Memoir of Cardinal Newman which
Mr . R . H . Hutton is contributing to Messrs . Methuen ' s new series , ' Engo lish Leaders of
—Religion , ' will be published during the present month .
* * Mr . Nettleship ' s ' Jlobert Browning :
Essays and Thoughts J . , ' is now ' being reprinted O . The first editionconsisting of 1000 copies of
tho expanded volume , with C-J the , above title , was exhausted in four months .
# # The Rev . F . J . MooreYicar of Kirk .
braddan , Isle of Man , and Prof , . John Rhys , of Oxford — , are editing j j a MS . Manx transla - — -
tion of the Prayer-Book of 1004 , which will b « issued shortly by the Clarendon Press .
* # Mr . Elliot Stock announces a facsimile of
the autograph of Dickens ' s ' Christmas Carol . ' The MS which shows many interlineations
and corrections , is written on quarto letter paper . There will be an introduction by Mr ,
F . G . Kitton . # * Memorials of Old Chelsea : a New History ;
of the Village of Palaces / is the title of an elaborate work which Mr . Alfred Beaker has
size just , comp and leted will . be The illustrated volume L will bv the be in author quarto . j I
Mr , Elliot Stock is the publisher . ; ,
Publishers’ Circular (1880-1890), Sept. 1, 1890, page 1061, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/pc/issues/tec_01091890/page/5/